Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 33 for November 16, 2016
THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO GIVE INPUT ON VITAL NEW STATE POLICIES:
- State survey on the new Mass History and Social Studies Frameworks. Panel convenes in January. For more info on the standards process.
- Also state survey on Civil Engagement and Learning recommendations.
WINTER-SPRING EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA
- Jan. 11 and Feb. 6 – Plymouth North HS. Accessing Inquiry for Student with Disabilities through Primary Sources. (Registration open soon.)
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- New exhibit from the Veterans History Project: The Art of War. Works from wartime.
Library of Congress Blogs:
- Celebrating Native American Veterans with Oral Histories and Primary Sources. Post.
- Celebrating Veterans with Primary Sources. Post.
- Americanism: Two Perspectives Following the First World War. Post.
- The Story of Tom Wiggins (Celebrated African American Pianist) – Using Historical Newspapers. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES – Statewide & on the Web
- Nov. 16 – 7-9pm. Lexington Screening of Disability History film “Lives Worth Living.” Free. Register.
- Nov. 18 – 12-1:30pm – UMass Amherst – Richard Chu: Duterte, the New Drug War in the Philippings, and the Crisis in U.S. Philippine Relations.
- Dec. 1 – 7pm. 101 Walnut St., Watertown. The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & the Silkroad Ensemble. Film screening. Primary Source
- Dec. 8 – 4-8pm. 4 Points Sheraton, Norwood. Beyond Borders: Inspiring Global Citizenship in Students. A program of Youth Futures International. Register.
- Black History Ed Zone – The Golden Thirteen.
- Mt Vernon – Apply for Summer Residential Program. Apps due Jan. 31.
- Free webinars on landmark cases of the U.S. Supreme Court. TeachingAmericanHistory.org.
- Teaching Tolerance Survey on political violence/harassment after the election.
- Facing History and Ourselves blog: Choosing to Participate in a Digital World.
Weekly (more or less) news & events
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